There were no buzzer-beaters in the Angels front office on Friday. Interim General Manager Bill Stoneman didn't pull a Yoenis Cespedes out of his hat like the New York Mets did minutes before the nonwaiver trade deadline.
Today redemption is spelled W-I-L(mer). It's amazing how dramatically things can change in a short amount of time. Earlier this week, New York Mets infielder Wilmer Flores was crying on the field after learning he had been traded. But due to a failed Carlos Gomez physical, the trade did not go through. Show More Summary
Just days ago, Wilmer Flores was in tears, thinking the New York Mets had traded him. Luckily for the team, the trade never went through. That's because on Friday night, Flores broke a 1-1, 12th-inning tie with the Washington Nationals by crushing a Felipe Rivero pitch into the left-center seats. Flores' heroics gave the Mets a much-needed 2-1 win. Show More Summary
This is not the day to rip the New York Mets. This is the day to praise them. But first... Did you notice what was playing on the Mets' SNY cable network just as the team was announcing its feel-good Yoenis Cespedes trade? I'll give you a hint. Show More Summary
The MLB trade deadline came and went at 4 p.m. ET on Friday, and after a largely quiet morning, trades came through in the final hours that will have a significant impact on the rest of the season. The New York Mets came through just...Show More Summary
NEW YORK — The man the New York Mets nearly traded, then didn’t, doomed the Washington Nationals on Friday night. Second baseman Wilmer Flores hit a walk-off home run off Felipe Rivero in the bottom of the 12th to give the Mets a 2-1 win. The Mets are two games back in the National League East. Read full article >>
With the Detroit Tigers' postseason window closing by the day, they opted to offload Yoenis Cespedes, sending the 29-year-old outfielder to the New York Mets just prior to Friday's non-waiver trade deadline. Bruce Levine of WSCR-AM in Chicago first reported the deal, and Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports confirmed the report. Show More Summary
The Nationals come to Citi Field three games up on the New York Mets as July ends, set for a three-game weekend series that matches the Mets’ top three starters with Gio Gonzalez, Joe Ross and Jordan Zimmerman. Gonzalez faces Matt Harvey Friday night, a few hours after the trade deadline.Read full article >>
The New York Mets traded two minor league players for Detroit Tigers' slugger Yoenis Cespedes in the final minutes before the MLB's 4:o0 pm EST trade deadline Friday. Bruce Levine first reported the deal. Source says Cespedes has been dealt to the Mets. Show More Summary
The New York Mets suffered a brutal loss on Thursday thanks to a controversial rain delay. Up 7-5 in the top of the ninth, with two outs and one strike, the Mets were two strikes away from a series win over the Padres, keeping them right in the middle of the hunt for the NL Wild Card spot. Show More Summary
The Major League Baseball non-waiver trade deadline is at 4 p.m. ET on Friday, but we've already seen a good number of deals and one non-deal. Carlos Gomez isn't going back to the New York Mets after all. On Wednesday the Milwaukee Brewers...Show More Summary
One of the most bizarre events in the recent history of Major League Baseball occurred last night, and many people feel social media is to blame. The New York Mets lost to the San Diego Padres 7-3, but the outcome of the game seemed like an afterthought in the bigger picture. Show More Summary
Major League Baseball suspended New York Mets pitcher Jenrry Mejia for 162 games on Tuesday for using performance-enhancing drugs (PEDs). The penalty comes less than a month after Mejia returned to the Mets' bullpen following an 80-game...Show More Summary
To begin with, this is not a post about Cecil the lion, although it very well could be. Instead, it is about another sort of quest, one that is undoubtedly legal but has still proved elusive for decades: to get the New York Mets another World Series championship. More specifically, it involves the attempt on Wednesday […]
The New York Mets and Milwaukee Brewers seemed to have a deal in place... and then things went haywire.
Late Wednesday evening, it appeared that the New York Mets acquired the impact hitter they were searching for. Joel Sherman of the New York Post confirmed a myriad of speculation, reporting that a trade sending Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Carlos Gomez to the Mets was done, pending physicals. Show More Summary
The New York Mets were rumored to have Milwaukee Brewers center fielder Carlos Gomez all wrapped up, but in one swift move on Wednesday night, the deal was declared dead. The Mets have been looking for some hitting power to propel their...Show More Summary
New York Mets trade rumors reveal that Carlos Gomez is coming to town. This Mets trade with the Milwaukee Brewers had been worked on for a while Wednesday (July 29), but was just officially announced by MLB analyst Joel Sherman. Sherman...Show More Summary
Justin Upton homered and drove in three runs and Yonder Alonso also connected as the San Diego Padres beat the New York Mets 7-3 on Wednesday night despite three long balls from Lucas Duda.
It's been a wild MLB trade season and no deal had more twists and turns than the Mets' attempt to land Carlos Gomez. The New York Mets have been rumored to be in the market for another bat for most of the summer. For a brief period, it appeared they found what they were looking for after reportedly agreeing to a deal for Carlos Gomez. Show More Summary